Elisa Gabbai was a German-singing Israeli singer who became famous in the late 1960s. Her genre is said to be Schlager.
Elisa Gabbai's mother was an Opera singer. Her father died very early in her life. She had her first small musical accomplishments in her homeland. In 1962, she shined in Israel with her first album containing 17 Israeli folk songs. In 1965, she became acknowledged as the singer of Switzerland, due to her extraordinary nightclub shows. There a music agent from Berlin heard her one night, with whom she signed a contract.